Metro East Calendar of Events June 13 – June 19

Downtown Belleville hosts a Craft Beer Walk on Saturday, June 16.


Grafton’s Music in the Park:
Mark Haggard & Friends
Thursday, 7-10 p.m.
Grove Memorial Park,
Corner Market and Main streets

Bluegrass music will fill the air. For more information, call 618-535-9922.

Alton Muny Band at Riverview Park
Thursday, 8-9 p.m.
Riverview Drive at Bluff Street, Alton

For more information, call 618-463-3500.


Cree Rider Family Band Plays in Edwardsville
Friday, 8-10 p.m.
Edwardsville City Park, 101 S. Buchanan

Country-rooted Americana music under the stars. Bring your own seating. For more information, visit

JUNE 15-16

Glen Carbon Homecoming
Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat. 4 p.m.-midnight
Main Street, Old Town, Glen Carbon

Event features a carnival and pony rides, blackjack, dice & carnival games, live entertainment, karaoke & guitar hero, a wine bar and beer garden, variety of foods, a parade, and fireworks at dusk on Saturday. For more information, call 618-288-1200.


Alton Middletown Neighbors Yard Sale
Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon
Middletown Neighborhood

Over 25 homes are participating this year. For a map, visit’.

Juneteenth Celebration
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
James H. Killion Park, Salu & Locust, Alton

Event to celebrate the abolition of slavery as well as the history, heritage and culture of the African-American community. For more information, call 618-910-7422.

Craft Beer Walk
Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Downtown Belleville

Enjoy a variety of craft beers on Belleville’s Main Street with live entertainment at many sites. For more information, call 618-257-7022.

Garden Tour of Maryville and Glen Carbon
Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
2082 S. Moreland, Edwardsville

Visit 8 private gardens in the area. Tour begins at the Watershed Nature Center. For more information, call 618-939-3434.

Culver’s Cruise Car Show #3
Saturday, 5-8 p.m.
Culvers, 100 United Drive, Collinsville

Hosted by the Lakers Car Club. For more information, call 618-344-8780.


International SUNday
Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater, Riverfront Drive, Alton

Members of several local astronomical organizations will be on hand to help celebrate the Summer Solstice. Representatives will share information. Amateur astronomers will provide their own optical equipment. Food vendors will be on hand. For more information, visit

Carillon Concert in Gordon Moore Park
Sunday, 5-7 p.m.
4550 College Ave., Alton

Sandy Beckman will be featured on the carillon. For more information, call 618-463-3580.

Alton Muny Band at Haskell Park
Sunday, 7-8 p.m.
1200 block of Henry Street, Alton

For more information, call 618-463-3500.


Free Movie in Roxana
Monday, 1 p.m.
Roxana Public Library, 200 N. Central Ave.

The movie “Cars 3” will be shown. For more information, call 618-254-6713.

YWCA Line Dancing Classes
Monday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
304 E. Third St., Alton
$5 per session

Every Monday line dancing will be taught at the YWCA under the instruction of Diane Ingram. For more information, call 618-465-7774.

Fosterburg Concert in the Park
Monday, 7-9 p.m.
3001 Main St., Alton

Gene Maynard Band will perform country music. For more information, call 618-259-0726.


Rockin’ with Robert
Tuesday, 7-8 p.m.
2800 College Ave., Alton

Ralph Butler and GiGi Darr will provide the music at the concert hosted by The Upper Alton Association and Scott Credit Union. Bring your own seating. For more information, call 618-465-6303.

Porta Westfalica German Festival
Tuesday, 4-11 p.m.
Downtown Waterloo

Annual event honors the sister cities partnership between Waterloo and Porta Westfalica, Germany. Typical German food available. A parade starts at 6 p.m. For more information, call 618-939-5300.



–Metro East Calendar of Events June 13 – June 19–